The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Engineer
Rank 553 555 530
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 81 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 59
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £451 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £384 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 74 £348 -13.12% 14
North East - 32 £311 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 31 £311 -
Tyne and Wear - 31 £311 -
London 0 18 £400 +6.66% 5
South East +3 17 £378 -0.65% 4
Edinburgh +10 5 £400 -
Scotland +5 5 £400 +29.03% 1
Surrey +3 5 £400 - 2
Hampshire -2 5 £390 -2.50%
City of London +28 4 £402 +7.06% 4
Berkshire +10 4 £325 -15.30%
Harrow - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +29 2 - -
East of England +20 2 - -
North West +16 2 £350 - 1
South West +4 2 - - 2
Manchester -2 2 £350 - 1
Camberley -13 2 £475 -
Oxford - 2 £363 -
Guildford - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 £200 -
Belfast - 2 £200 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £200 -
Farnborough - 2 £475 -
Mayfair - 2 £363 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £363 -
Peterborough +5 1 - -
Bracknell 0 1 - -
West Midlands -34 1 £450 +12.50%

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (47.80%) SAN
2 77 (42.31%) EMC
3 76 (41.76%) Windows
4 68 (37.36%) HP
5 58 (31.87%) Linux
6 54 (29.67%) VMware
7 48 (26.37%) NetApp
7 48 (26.37%) Security Cleared
8 43 (23.63%) Microsoft
8 43 (23.63%) Unix
9 38 (20.88%) SC Cleared
10 37 (20.33%) EMC VNX
11 36 (19.78%) Cisco
12 35 (19.23%) ITIL
13 32 (17.58%) 3PAR
14 31 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (17.03%) Brocade
14 31 (17.03%) NetBackup
15 30 (16.48%) Migration
16 25 (13.74%) Windows Server
17 24 (13.19%) Data Centre
18 23 (12.64%) Replication
19 22 (12.09%) Symantec
19 22 (12.09%) Tivoli
19 22 (12.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 22 (12.09%) NAS
19 22 (12.09%) EMC VMAX
20 21 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
20 21 (11.54%) HP Data Protector
20 21 (11.54%) Finance

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.30%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.20%) Apache
3 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.20%) Office 365
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (47.80%) SAN
2 22 (12.09%) NAS
3 21 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (8.24%) DNS
5 10 (5.49%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.85%) DHCP
7 6 (3.30%) Firewall
8 5 (2.75%) FCoE
9 4 (2.20%) VLAN
10 3 (1.65%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.65%) SSL
10 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.10%) DWDM
11 2 (1.10%) FTP
11 2 (1.10%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.10%) IPsec
11 2 (1.10%) MPLS
11 2 (1.10%) OSPF
11 2 (1.10%) VPN
11 2 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.55%) DB2
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 21 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.33%) EMC VNX
2 24 (13.19%) Data Centre
3 23 (12.64%) Replication
4 22 (12.09%) EMC VMAX
5 18 (9.89%) HP Storage
6 12 (6.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (6.04%) CLARiiON
8 10 (5.49%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (4.40%) Celerra
10 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.30%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.75%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.20%) Clustering
13 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.65%) FlexPod
13 3 (1.65%) NHS
14 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
14 2 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 76 (41.76%) Windows
2 58 (31.87%) Linux
3 43 (23.63%) Unix
4 25 (13.74%) Windows Server
5 20 (10.99%) AIX
6 18 (9.89%) Solaris
7 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (8.79%) HPUX
9 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (6.59%) Data ONTAP
11 8 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.65%) VMS
14 1 (0.55%) CentOS
14 1 (0.55%) SUSE
14 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.23%) ITIL
2 30 (16.48%) Migration
3 18 (9.89%) Change Control
4 17 (9.34%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (8.79%) Change Management
6 11 (6.04%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.49%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.49%) Release Management
7 10 (5.49%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.85%) Project Management
10 6 (3.30%) QMS
10 6 (3.30%) Quality Management
11 5 (2.75%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.20%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.20%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.59%) SQL
2 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.65%) Perl
3 3 (1.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.10%) Korn
4 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) R
5 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 38 (20.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.85%) Degree
3 7 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.75%) HP ASE
4 5 (2.75%) HPE ATP
5 4 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.65%) CCNP
6 3 (1.65%) RHCT
7 2 (1.10%) EMCSA
7 2 (1.10%) NCDA
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) EMCISA
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) BS7799
2 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.14%) NFS
4 10 (5.49%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.85%) vSphere
6 4 (2.20%) XenApp
7 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.10%) SRDF
8 2 (1.10%) vCloud
8 2 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.10%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.55%) Xen
9 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (17.03%) NetBackup
2 22 (12.09%) Tivoli
2 22 (12.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 21 (11.54%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (6.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (4.95%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (2.20%) SCCM
6 4 (2.20%) WSUS
7 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.65%) Puppet
8 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.10%) SCOM
8 2 (1.10%) Simpana
8 2 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.10%) vRealize
9 1 (0.55%) Legato
9 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 77 (42.31%) EMC
2 68 (37.36%) HP
3 54 (29.67%) VMware
4 48 (26.37%) NetApp
5 43 (23.63%) Microsoft
6 36 (19.78%) Cisco
7 32 (17.58%) 3PAR
8 31 (17.03%) Brocade
9 22 (12.09%) Symantec
10 16 (8.79%) Isilon
11 11 (6.04%) Citrix
11 11 (6.04%) IBM
12 9 (4.95%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.30%) Dell
13 6 (3.30%) Hitachi
13 6 (3.30%) Veeam
14 5 (2.75%) CommVault
15 4 (2.20%) Veritas
16 3 (1.65%) Fujitsu
17 2 (1.10%) arcserve
South East
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 3 days ago